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By Dale Vinnedge

Yankee whaling, shore whaling, and smooth whaling have been occasionally taking place concurrently. each one kind of whaling went via classes of discovery, balance, after which a gentle lessen because the items misplaced their markets or the variety of whales started to wane as a few species moved towards advertisement if now not real extinction because of over-fishing. Small whaling operations from California, referred to as shore whaling, persevered from the 1850s till Secretary of trade Maurice Stans (1969-1972) whistled down the in 1971.

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